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and really just ready for a big, big concert. matt? >> i tell you, al, this represents this morning, the motorcade had to actually move these people out of the way. anyway, we'll get back to you in a couple of minutes. >>> meanwhile, there has been a major development in the ongoing budget negotiations. president obama suspended the talks for the today. we'll tell you why and we'll talk to one of the senators who has been inside the negotiating room all week long. >> that's right. and also casey anthony is going to be released this sunday. and -- from prison. authorities are becoming increasingly concerned for her safety and we're live at the jail this morning with details on that story. >>> remember the photo we showed you earlier this week of that massive 18-foot long crocodile, the saltwater croc? a lot of people thought this was a doctor'd photograph. you can believe it's real. we went in search of that beast and we found him. >>> let's begin with that breaking news over night in boston where two delta planes collided. nbc's tom costello covers aviation for us in washington. goo
on what happened to the man known as brother john. >> reporter: the people who knew him said he has a big heart and they are devastated. >> reporter: gave him fish and french fries. >> reporter: william holloway says the man he had come to know as brother john had just stopped by with a hot meal when somebody drove by in a van and opened fire. >> from that point on he shot three times and then two more shots. >> reporter: you heard five shots? >> five shots. the guy don't even know brother john. this is a random senseless shooting that should have never happened. if it hadn't been for brother john, they would have got shot. >> are you all right? >> yeah, i made it through. >> reporter: holloway says brother john has been bringing him food on the streets of east oakland for about a year, sometimes three days a week. >> he was a nice guy. him and his wife fixed the food at home and bring it out here to feed people. >> reporter: the shooting happened at 12:30 a.m. at 47th and san leandro. oakland police say the original report came into the chp when somebody flagged down an officer to report
on this bill today. but i think one of the big problems you face is that once he does send -- gets this through, if he does get it through, it's going to be very hard to get any of his republicans to vote for the real compromise in a day or two or three. >> reporter: well, that's exactly right. both of your points right. first of all, there are no negotiations going on in that final compromise right now because all the focus is getting this passed in the house. speaker boehner isn't exactly taking calls now from democrats. but he's trying to get his own republicans in line. once he does this, this is going to be very difficult for him to get -- to go any further by way of compromise. if there is a compromise, it's going to take a lot of democrats to pass it in the house. >> a lot of democrats, that's exactly right. okay, jon karl, jake tapper, thanks very much. key market openings sunday night, the next big deadline to watch for, as well. >> reporter: that's right. >> the asian market. elizabeth, this is just so uncertain going into the final weekend. >> well, and certainly the public is starti
on scene. the big concern now, hotspots flaring up overnight. >> reporter: scorching flames shot several feet into the air for hours. the intense fire created a large plume of thick, black smoke that could be seen for miles. from the north and east bays to sacramento, this is how it looked from sky four. fairfield fire investigators believe the fire was sparked after an employee ignited a plastic bin while working with possibly a torch or welder. >> they were working with an open flame object around the bins on the outside of the building. as far as i know, this is something in the normal course of their duties. we used water and a light foam all day long on the plastic bins. the foam helps to cool the fire. it's very effective in putting out fires from hydrocarbon based fuels. >> reporter: firefighters managed to contain the fire to 5 acres had the back lot. approximately 45 employees were working inside the plant at the time the fire broke out. all of them escaped unharmed. jose nunez is an employee and was scheduled to be at work at 4:00. >> it's a lot of fire everywhere, you know. ye
, there is still a fire engine on scene. the big concern now, hotspots flaring up overnight. >> reporter: scorching flames shot several feet into the air for hours. the intense fire created a large plume of thick, black smoke that could be seen for miles. from the north and east bays to sacramento, this is how it looked from sky four. fairfield fire investigators believe the fire was sparked after an employee ignited a plastic bin while working with possibly a torch or welder. >> they were working with an open flame object around the bins on the outside of the building. as far as i know, this is something in the normal course of their duties. we used water and a light foam all day long on the plastic bins. the foam helps to cool the fire. it's very effective in putting out fires from hydrocarbon based fuels. >> reporter: firefighters managed to contain the fire to 5 acres had the back lot. approximately 45 employees were working inside the plant at the time the fire broke out. all of them escaped unharmed. jose nunez is an employee and was scheduled
away a big problem in northern california. >> and it could have been another massacre at fort hood. how a store clerk foiled a planned shooting rampage. >> and by the end of the year, earth will mark a major milestone. we'll share that with you when we come back. ,, ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> live look at san mateo. everything is great easy ride into san francisco if that's where your commute takes you this morning. >>> an army sprite in jail this morning accused of -- private is in jail this morning accused of planning an attack on fort hood. naser abdo had been awol for weeks from kentucky. he was arrested in texas tuesday after showing up at a store to buy six pounds of gunpowder. that's when the store cherokee called the police. >> first red flag is when he asked cathy, what's smoke less should know if you don't know what it is, why would you buy six pounds of it? >> abdo was then tracked to a motel where people found weapons including a .40-caliber semi-automatic handgun and more than 100 rounds of ammunition. he is an american born muslim who was granted conscientious objection status th
at a sleepover allie rasmus is live with more, including the soda that's becoming a big part of the investigation. >> reporter: we're live in santa rosa. this agency is investigating the 14-year-old's death. now, the four girls at the sleepover, including the victim, said they passed around a soda that taste strange. the sheriff's office determined there was an unknown substance to it. the teens were at a sleepover at a home and all four got sick during the night. they started throwing up after they drank the soda. at first, the parents thought it was food poisoning, but then on sunday, one of them would not wake up. they called paramedics. and they determined she died. the crime investigations unit are looking into the death. a cause of death for that 14- year-old girl has not been determined yet. we've put in requests with sherr 6 investigators to find out -- sherr 6 investigators to find out where they are with the -- with the investigation. back to you. >> thank you. >>> pleasant hill police say they have two men in custody who may have used clone debit cards to rob bay area atms. officers fo
was try to create a new sense of urgency to see if there's a chance to put the big deal back together that he and speaker boehner were close to having this deal last week. but in many ways, this speech was almost oh post mortem, almost setting up the blame game for the fact that no big deal is going to happen. and no matter what happens here at the end of the day, the debt ceiling is going to go up. but nobody is going to be happy about the deal. i can tell you this, ann, i had a bunch of democrats that said to me, would have been a good speech to give two weeks ago. >> i know that he called for public activism, so much so that we hear the capitol hill websites were crashing last night because so many people were trying to e-mail their representatives. it looks like he spooked main street, jim? will he spook also wall street? >> no, not at all. wall street is calm. the markets are looking good today. we had a blip down in the indicators between 9:0 and about 9:20. they came right back. no one is buying the panic, the sky-rocketing interest rates scenario. >> that said, hedge funds are
to elizabeth with a look at traffic. >> reporter: thank you. [ no microphone ] >> reporter: word of a new big rig accident right now on highway 4. check out that long line of slow traffic right now. no longer can we call it "friday light" on highway 4. we have a couple of different incidents on the stretch. we'll tell you all about that plus check mass transit coming up. in the meantime, back to you. >>> 6:31. there is some reason for hope in a silicon valley murder case that's been incomplete for a decade. the victim's body never found the main suspect dead. sharon chin is in campbell to explain how the old evidence could supply some new answers. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. ten years ago this week, jeanine harms was last seen leaving the rock bottom brewery here in campbell. she was never seen again. today there is hope in solving the case. today prosecutors expect a private forensic company to provide test results on a rug that was missing from harms' los gatos home. this test could prove whether there was a link between the 42- year-old woman and the murder suspect a san jose
. backyard trampolines are becoming very popular, but they also come with big safety concerns. coming up, one family shares their cautionary story. >>> we're going to meet a newborn so big doctors have already given him a nickname, the moose. at more than 16 pounds, jamichael brown could be the largest baby ever born in texas. everything is bigger in texas. he's going to join us along with his proud parents. >>> let's begin this morning with our top story. the debt ceiling standoff in washington. nbc's kristen welker is at the white house with latest on this story. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, ann. president obama met with congressional leaders on sunday to try to get a deal done. that didn't happen. in fact, one official with knowledge of the discussion tells me it was a bit tense. lawmakers are hoping to get a deal done within the next ten days so it can be processed by that august 2nd deadline. their ties were off, but the heat was on as the president and congressional leaders met sunday for a second time in less than a week to try to salvage the deal to raise the debt l
. the key sticking point is this issue of raising the debt limit, large enough, big enough, so that it gets us through 2012, gets us into the spring of 2013. right now, of course, the boehner bill and what republicans were supporting would have this debt limit come to another vote in the next -- >> at this point in time -- >> harry reid wants to do is simply figure out a way to satisfy the second round of deficit reduction, create a stronger trigger potentially, whatever he can come to, to get more republicans to support his way in order to get this debt limit passed 2012. i think he's going to come to an agreement. the question is, how big of an agreement is it? is it an agreement that barely gets the eight republicans he wants? or does it get 20 republicans and sends a strong, bipartisan message to make sure this thing doesn't get gummed up again in the house. >> does he have a dance partner in terms of a republican willing to negotiate? >> reporter: he's got a few dance partners potentially, but right now he's not working very well with mitch mcconnell. that's not clear. but don't be sur
in criminal activity and we have is seen a big reduction in violence. when things like this happen, we have to determine why. >> she doesn't think the neighborhood is safer. >> i want to move. i just secure my area, my place of living. that is about it. >> reporter: police are still trying to come up with a motive in this case. as for the man being questioned who was here at the scene, she person of interest and not a suspect at this point. >>> sacramento based c-130 coastguard crew will make at aerial search for the 78 people still missing from a chartered fishing boat that sank in mexican waters back on july 3rd. a group of bay area residents were on board when the ship was knocked over by big waves. lisa amin gulezian talked to one survivor who found himself floating in the sea of cortez watching the boating under. >> charles gibson is used to facing danger, he is a former lieutenant and he is the chief of police for the xhoornt cac community college district the. he was also on board the erik. >> it was just like erik as it went down in the water. i felt the feeling of aabandonment. >>
, think that the u.s. is taking a serious step here, and get us through the 2012 election. it's a big argument. he's actually trying to create the political room for his adversary in this fight. >> that's right. david gregory, watching from boston. it's not just the risk at fault but the credit rating that worries so many in the financial world. >>> we're getting ready to go to john boehner, speaker of the house, who, while demonized by the other side in all of this, has had a tough time with congress, especially newly elected members of the tea party, many of whom who don't buy the premise here. here is the house speaker. >> good evening. i'm john boehner. i serve as speaker of the whole house of members of both parties that you elect. these are difficult times in the life of our nation. millions are looking for work and have been for some time. and the spending binge going on in washington is a big part of the reason why. before i served in congress, i ran a small business in ohio. i was amazed at how difficult washington, d.c. operated than every other business in america. most ame
>>> good morning. >>> breaking news. the dow down big at the start of trading as fear mounts that lawmakers will fail to reach a debt deal. the president is expected to deliver speech on the crisis in just moments. we'll be live. >>> closing beaches on the texas coast, temporarily shut down as tropical storm don approaches. it's expected to strengthen by the time it makes landfall tonight. >>> and survival mode -- a small plane crashes into lake huron. the pilot survived the impact, then treads water for 18 hours without a life vest. he'll share his remarkable story with us today, friday, july 29th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today." it's 7:00 a.m. on the west coast on a friday. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. the clock is sticking. there's still no end to the debt ceiling crisis, and this has investors nervous. >> really nervous. just 30 minutes into the trading day, the dow down about 100 points already. this comes after a heated night on capitol hill where john boehner failed to find enough votes within his own p
people. >> and money problems in washington could are v.a big impact on california, especially on unemployment. edd is notifying more than one million californians if the crisis is not resolved their check koz stop coming. >> we don't have a reserve in our insurance trust fund. it's about $8.5 billion in the hole right now. we don't have that kind of backing to be able to pay basements right now. >> and also, schools are worried they won't be able to provide free lunches to children and a gas tax that goes to projects might not be distributed. >> and executives are growing concerned that the come back could be derailed by the impass. abc 7's david louie is live with what those tech leaders are saying. caved? >> ceos say there is a simple proposition for congress. if lawmakers do their job and get a debt deal done, ceos will focus on getting the economy back on track. no region of the country holds more promise to generate jobs and put the economy back on track. but record profits, job creation and growth could become casualties of a default. >> stocks could fall 20% to 30%. and
. >> takes your breath away. it's very hot. sweaty. gross. >> reporter: the big apple is on the broiler, with heat indexes soaring to 110 degrees. the statue of liberty's crown closed to visitors. in chicago, parents were steamed over a local summer school without air-conditioning. >> they deserve to come here comfortably to learn. >> reporter: in detroit, the city started rolling power blackouts. it's just before 2:00 in new york. and the air temperature is 94. add in the humidity and heat index is 107. as anybody in the city knows it's hotter on the pavement. this reading 113. at a new york city subway station we found temperatures over 95 degrees. this dry cleaner's was sweltering over 100 degrees. and in times square, the bright lights turned off to save power. within five minutes, i already developed a full sweat. the kind of heat that can have a real physical impact. let's bring in dr. besser. and we'll test some folks out. >> in this heatat i've only bee out here a few minutes. and i already feel my pulse is racing. that's what we'll see here. >> reporter: sure enough we found da
be a good time to buy. sluggish demand and lots of supply is pushing down prices on the big boxes. you can now find a 50" 3-d set for $400. that's less than half the cost it was just a year ago. and if you would rather read, the cost of a kindle continues to drop too. amazon now sells a version of its ebook for just $114, but do you have to put up with some advertising along with your reading. and there's word a $100 version is on the way. finally netflix. yes, customers were furious when the san jose company recently changeddist its pricing plan for the combo package but people with just one dvd at a time are seeing the price drop. netflix has slashed the cost of that service from $10 a month to just $8. now, some other things that are getting cheaper, prepaid debit cards. after a lot of complaints, some companies are reducing all those fees and the cost of in ground swimming pools has taken a dive. sales are down 75% so some pool makers are doing anything to get home owners to jump in. >> that's probably one thing you won't be getting. >> no. i don't have any room for it. >> on the house
smart to get in, you were smart. >> it has become a big business the last few years with the cost of coffee. cheers to your ice water there. >>> we want to update you, first, with the latest from washington on those debt talks. there are only five days left for congress to pass a budget cutting plan that will raise the government borrowing limit and avoid a possible default. this morning, the house is set to take a very important vote and much of america from main street to wall street will be watching. cbs news congressional correspondent nancy cordes is on capitol hill this morning. nancy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, erica. that's right. the vote today is on speaker boehner's bill to raise the debt ceiling and it's important because it's one of the two bills out there that could possibly get us out of this mess. but at this hour, it's still very uncertain whether speaker boehner has the republican votes he needs to pass it. and so he became boehner the enforcer yesterday, holding several meetings with house republicans, tea party republicans, freshmen republi
last of four big cat walks is set to go into place. you may have noticed the other three as they are visible for drivers on the bay bridge. a fourth is expected to go up in the next couple of weeks. the cat walks are used by iron workers to build the new cable of the bridge. stringing the cable will take a year and the bridge is set to open in two years. >>> let's check in with sal for a look at traffic. hi sal. >> traffic is doing very well. we have road work out there that you should watch out for including 680 and contra costa county. and parts of 880 in oakland. first let's take a look at east shore freeway. you can see traffic is moving along nicely if you're driving out to the mccarthur maze. no major problems. we are looking at the commute as you head out to the mccarthur maze. also this mornings commute on interstate 880 the traffic is moving nicely in both directions. >>> and the morning dry will be okay in san jose with no major issues. we are off to a nice start in san jose. now let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. happy friday morning. clouds are moving in.
. >>> and they are the monsters of the sea but they are not so easy to spot. they're big, too. how one bay area team is trying to track these guys down. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, out of prison. lawyers for the parolee who was locked up after the bryan stow >>> giovanni ramirez trying to get out of prison. lawyers for the parolee who was locked up after the bryan stow beating in l.a. are seeking his release. the "l.a. times" reports the attorneys accuse police chief charles beck of rushing to judgment when he announced ramirez was the person who attacked stow. after two other suspects were arrested last week, beck said ramirez was not involved. >>> a man who delivers food to the homeless at night is on life support after being shot in the head in east oakland. the man known as brother john had just handed a homeless man a hot meal after midnight yesterday when someone in a van drove by and opened fire. brother john's wife was grazed by a bullet. she is going to be okay. their two children were in the car, they were not hurt. but there is a $25,000 reward for an arrest. >>> in other bay area headlines, in fairfield the
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for the san francisco 49ers the team made some big changes in the off-season hopes are high that they can improve on last year's record. >> normally by this time of year, 49ers players are studying playbooks and attending a manager cams for a good portion of the off season, before the 49ers today is day one, the off- season labor dispute drama kept the players from preparing with their coaches and teammates as they would have during a normal year, the biggest change for the 49ers this year is the head coach position mike singletary is out and jim is in. he brought with him new assistant coaches as well as new offensive in defense of playbooks. players have not been able to see them till just recently. >> the only thing that did not like about was not getting to meet the new coaching staff, and not getting to look over the play book ahead of time to be able to go out on the field and the things that we needed to learn, the could given as a head start during training camp. >> practice will run until about 5:30 p.m. and then we are going to hear from them after. we will have more on today
. >> it was just natural. no big deal. just doing my duty that's all. >>reporter: the flight eventually did make it here to sfo but without the pilot. he is resting back in florida. the 2 men who were arrested face federal charges of assault and battery. is the sfo abc 7 news. >> federal appeals court today upheld oakland so-called bubble law which prevents protestors from getting within 8 feet of abortion clinics. same time the court also ordered the city to revise the policy of policing those protestors. court found that oakland made a mistake when it let supporters offer words of encouragement to women entering the clinic but banned an opponent who was trying to prevent patients from having abortions. >>> measure that would have made male sirj siltion legal in san francisco stricken today from the november ballot. superior court judge ruled that state law bars municipality from banning recognized medical procedures. she finalize her ruling after last minute arguments today by an attorney for the people behind the ballot measure who say they may appeal. >>> big surprise for one family in a
is where the control is for many of the organizations. you gawk a very big organization. >>reporter: this man talked exclusively with the center for investigative reporting and kqed. arrested now cooperate with law enforcement. told us how the grow sites work. >> it is my responsibility to buy fertilizer. food. go to the people in the mountain. >>reporter: he's a man they call a lunch man. he works as kind of foreman who manages the site. frequently they run several sites at the same time. >> i have known other people who have had one lunch for 8 or 10 pot grow but other people have 25 or 30 pot grow. >>reporter: he says he works for a.b.'s who provides the money to fund the grow operation. those bosses run the businesses like independent franchises. but they aren't big enough to distribute the drugs all by themselves. so they rely on the cartel. >> all mexican cartel have people here. family. cartel from juarez, they all have people in the united states. >>reporter: cartel distribute california marijuana and other drugs all over the united states. cartel know what t
tow " leave from work to make a plea for justice >> i know the people that shot me goethe jail >> big news on the sports front the giants the newsletter will be joining the team >> as the giants for and bring on a slugger >> it is time to celebrate it is carlos and beltran we need him so bad and bring imaon. >> all the other ran first plaza they lack hitters the giants are towards the >> it is giving away from the phillies and the braves >> the giants are giving up a sack wheeler all to get beltran 15 home runs and this year more than any giants player. >> see more fireworks and more hitting and more offense makes the game more exciting. >> the official announcement will come on thursday morning we could see him in the lineup with the phillies a thursday afternoon. >> way will let you know when and if that actually happens. >> we're going to start off pretty similar than we had yesterday kind of socked in once the fog at the stars to burn off we will take a look of our map and see the fog piquancy of floating into portions of these bay area and hugging the coastline current temperatur
to the amount of raising the debt limit but, it does not have that balanced budget proposal. and big question is whether he can get enough support with democrats and maybe a few republicans to get that passed through the house before tuesday deadline. it does not look very hopeful. at this point we talked with our abc political analyst, and he said we've moved away from an agreement, not towards an agreement with this boehner vote. >> the boehner vote in, doing that moved away from td position the democrats wanted. but let's go forward here. and if you had to put percentages on this, how much is due to real ideological differences? how much is political post you'ring? and we've got an election coming up. and this is in a year and a half. less than that. what is the percentages if you just had to throw it out there? >> this is largely political. i nrgs the tea party has their pledge not to raise taxes and i think speaker boehner tried to make his proposal more acceptable so he can get this proposal passed. and his speakership is in jeopardy if he cannot marshal his troops. and he may have save
so a little more of a sea breeze. no big changes friday. transition day saturday. cooler day first day in august. >>> reportedly san francisco mayor ed lee has made up his mind on whether he will run for mayor. >> reporter: why one man is being called a hero after he dove into a people and saved two. >>> plus, more on the proposed circumcision ban in san francisco. >>> a father and his young daughter are safe thanks to a good samaritan. >> reporter: i was on the phone with captain rod brown from the fire department. i expect to have full details in an hour. we still need to know the man's name and the relationship to the people. see the brown building? there's a pool complex behind it. there's a pool and two hot tubs. it's the regency park complex. the family members were between a hot tub and pool. the father and daughter in the pool and the rest of the people in the hot tub. people could hear the father and daughter playing but couldn't see them. they run over and look in and seat father and daughter in the pool. a man describes as friend pulls the man and girl out. he starts giv
shooting massacre in memory. at least 85 murdered. >> going around killing people like it was no big deal. >> he just was like shooting everyone. he wasn't thinking. it seemed like a night pair. >> reporter: police said the suspect hunted the victims, aged from 12 to 19, shooting them for 90 minutes. when police finally arrived, this is his moment of surrender. no resistance. he had no police record. >> we have not arrested him before or anything like that. >> reporter: police say in may the suspect bought six tons of fertilizer, similar to the kind timothy mcveigh used in oklahoma city. it may are been used to make the bomb. after setting off the car bomb that killed seven in oslo's central square, the suspect drove to the island in less than an hour away, dressed as a policeman. he told the teenagers he needed to protect them after the oslo bombing. he gathered them close and open fire. >> the reason i thought it was a game or, i don't know, something else, was -- it was like not high sound shooting. it was like silence or something. like fireworks. >> reporter: as they fled through the
in new york city. here's why. big area of high pres keeping that jet stream way up to the north. this is just a heat pump that will continue. and the bad news is, this goes into at least thursday. in fact, jet stream guns up a little further into canada so that heat will be creeping up north as the ridge intensifies. we don't see this breaking down at least until the weekend. so the mid section of the country is going to continue to bake the northeast gets a little bit of a break as we head on into the next 72 hours. ann? >> all right, al, thank you so much. we'll get the rest of your forecast in a bit. >>> for now, to britain's deepening phone hacking scandal. this morning there are claims that journalists from other rupert murdoch owned newspapers were involve and the alleged target is former p.m. gordon brown. stephanie goss is in london with this. stephanie, good morning. >> good morning, ann. gordon brown does not mince his words when he spoke to the bbc this morning about rupert murdoch's papers. he said those papers used people to gather information on, his words, known c
the crosswalk. we will be talking to her exclusively this morning. >>> the big 40, the milestone birthday that makes people squirm. but now some women are seizing the day and giving it a brand new meaning. we're going to explore that further. >>> let's begin with the latest on that deadly shooting rampage in norway. nbc's martin fletcher is in oslo this morning. martin, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. anders breivik is in court right now being arraigned on charges of terrorism. meanwhile here at oslo cathedral, this has become the center of mourning. this drama is just what the confessed killer wants, to focus attention on his call for a christian war to defend europe against muslim domination. at noon local time today all of norway paused for a minute's silence in memory of the victims who died for one man's obsession. and at sunday's memorial in the oslo cathedral, king harold and queen sonya cried with their people. a nation shocked, listening with horror to the survivors of the massacre. >> he looked like a police officer. he had all the clothes and the gun and everything. >>
. >> reporter: but house speaker john boehner claims his debt limit plan has been revived after a big last-minute fix. republicans reworked the package and now it's projected to cut more. $917 billion over ten years. >> it is a test. this is a big step trying to get control of our deficit and our debt. >> reporter: in an interview with brian williams for sunday special "taking the hill, inside congress" boehner played down the loud opposition from some of his own members. >> mr. speaker, is it fair to say that you have a bit of a rebellion on your hands or do you feel -- >> i have a little bit of rebellion on my hands every day. it comes with the territory. >> you don't worry? >> never let them see you sweat. >> reporter: the speaker is getting heat from democrats too. more than 50 just signed a letter saying they would block his plan because it would force us once again to face the threat of default in five or six short months. majority leader harry reid wants to kill the boehner bill and replace it with his own. >> i'm disappointed. i care about john boehner. i think he's a good person.
temperatures in the 80s. they're really not getting involved in this big warm up if you're headed out to santa clara, they're getting in the 90s. but we're getting a lot of fog here. it's shallow but it's moving into parts of the south bay. so fog then sun, cool to mild to nice to warm to hot. depending on where you are in proximity of that fog and coast. it's a cool pattern, inland upper 80s. 90, 95 for those warmest locations unless you're really far away from the coast and maybe a few pushing in a little bit further than that. there are signs that next week another weak little system will come in which will start another cooling trend that won't be until saturday or sunday. 50s in these temps. concord 55. same for napa, san rafael. san francisco, oakland, livermore 58. and high pressure continues, i think it's put on the brakes. i really do. what we had yesterday is taking into today. maybe some tropical clouds coming around that. again it moves into the sierra of southern california. sunny inland, warming ends by friday, maybe even saturday. we'll have to keep an eye to the south. fog some
. >> did you see that plume yesterday? >> amazing. >> i was in walnut creek when they had that big plastics fire in fairfield. i didn't know what it was. what is that? >> all that plastic and all the smoke headed toward the central valley. we were lucky it didn't blow back the other direction. it could have been acute for the bay area but things settling down there. the weather looking good as we are ready to go back to normal, something we haven't been able to say for quite a while. these temperatures about average this time year. 6 degrees in san francisco. 8 -- 67 degrees in san francisco. concord around 90 degrees this afternoon. more on that coming up. elizabeth has traffic. >>> northbound 880, 29th avenue off-ramp closed due to police activity. there was an overnight accident and police are still out there. they are investigating what happened. it sounds like it may be some damage to the overcrossing in that area. so going to have to use 23rd as your alternate. we have a crew on the scene. we'll have more information throughout the morning. in the meantime, back to you. >> thank you.
-old, a student politician. this man's family called him a big bear, killed while trying to save his friends. some of the victims were immigrants or children of immigrants, the people hated so much by the killer, 32-year-old anders breivik. he used special bullets to explode inside the body. a doctor here said he'd never seen so much internal destruction. survivors are traumatized. >> i knew it was over. i knew this was -- i'm going to die now. >> reporter: adrian, 21 years old. >> he also screamed out that he was going to kill us all, that this was the day that we must die. >> reporter: adrian was shot in the neck and shoulder. he played dead. and anders breivik moved on. most of the teenagers had cell phones and called home. anguished parents called the police, and some texted their children throughout the ordeal. the first message from judy, 16 years old, mummy, tell the police to come quick. people are dying here. her mother couldn't leave the kitchen table. she answered, the police know. they've had many calls. give a sign of life every five minutes. julie, we are in fear of our lives. mother
it is in big bold letters. or this sign, now for several years con artists have exploited a flawe. it is simple, they pretend to be a parking attendant and asked the driver usually a tourist for money for parking. when they get your money, they split, and then he returned your car to find a ticket. many people are getting caught up in this including a former san francisco mayor. he stopped her for lunch, paid the parking attendant, but to find out that the parking attendant was a fake, but the parking ticket that he received was not. one man was arrested 14 times for this same offense. but he keeps coming back. this is a store that i will follow very closely if i catch someone in the act and i will, you will be the first to see it. >> you may want to think twice before taking a robe or towel from a hotel, they're using new technology to track their land. this company it is helping hotels to track their linens. the price of cotton keeps rising and that means it's more expensive for hotels. tune in to my tech report tonight and i will tell you all about it. >> still ahead, she is accused of att
they hope will be next big hit just like angry birds. and we take us app camp in the south bay. >> this game is like based on mario. kind of. >> margaret is developing a classic video game called gem collector autos you're trying to collect all of the gems on each level. >> it's sure to be a hit with kids. she'd know that better than anyone. >> you're how old? >> 10. >> welcome to app camp. it's a one week program that gives middle schoolers a taste of software development. >> your classmates are playing video games. you're making video games? >> feels like i'm on top. >> she's making a falling blocks game. >> topple the block was out having the red blocks fall. >> he and classmates are in the debugging stages now. >> you just jumped. >> there is -- very to fix that. >> but not without help from the instructor. he's teaching them tricks of the trade. the kids are teaching him, too. >> they're coming up with very original ideas, story-driven characters. and more script, more about the content and less about just the basic shoot them up games. we're getting original content here. >> some have
people died when a big rig slammed into the train at a crossing east of reno on june thtdz. truck driver is among the victims. n.t.s.b. is still working with the nevada highway patrol on that investigation. >> a wildfire in yuba county continues to grow tonight's. the fire has burned more than 400 acres and only 60% contained. it's burning in a rural area. they say it was sparked by downed power lines and right now there are no homes in danger. >>> in fairfield members of the parent teachers association say they are devastated after somebody trashed the storage shed. the shed is located near the elementary school and was filled with items for the school's fall festival and haunted house. pta says none of the damage by insurance and lost $1,000 from supplies. anyone with information about the vandalism last saturday is asked to contact the fairfield police. >>> president obama arrives capitol hill tonight for a rare meeting with congressional leaders to talk about the debt ceiling. they allowed cameras for a brief photo op before beginning talks. despite a rejection from house speaker boe
on the news at 9:00. coming up, a backlash against blight. local banks get the blame for the big messes left behind in san jose's foreclosure crisis. the looming deadline on lifting the debt ceiling. who is telling the truth and who is stretching it? an abc 7 news fact check. >>> i'm spencer christian. summer heat has arrived in the bay area and will take up residence for awhile. details in the accuweather forecast coming up. >>> plus, the dog that glows in the dark. does it hold the >>> in san jose today some angry people made an unusual bank betossity. instead of money their bags were loaded with trash. david louie reports on a protest over vacant foreclosed homes that have become dumping grounds. >> residents say they are fed up. some live here on sinbad avenue where foreclosed homes owned by banks become dumping grounds for trash. >> we had a lot of garbage and that makes the properties go down in prices and it is not fair for the people who live next to them. >> reporter: members of alliance for citizens of california bagged up the trash and delivered it to a branch of wells fargo bank,
. the two sides will meet in the white house again sunday inside. >> we agree on some of the big thingsment we agree after a decade of racking up deficits and debt, we need to get our fiscal house in order. both sides are going to have to step out of their comfort zones and make some sacrifices. >> reporter: it's almost an automatic no vote for republicans elected with tea party bagging, and democrats elected to keep entitlements as is. >> i also believe that we ought not to put this country on the brink of financial chaos and bring us down in the eyes of the world. >> let's just review some of the statistics mr. speaker. there have been 2.5 million jobs lost since this president took office. >> reporter: it will take about three weeks to write the bill, tweak it, and push through both houses. >>> mountain view based google is getting ready to report its second quarter based earnings this tuesday. it is expected to post double- digit gains. up nearly 19% from a year ago. google stock dropped on friday, despite the positive forecast. overall, company shares went up 8% in june, but remain dow
. >> coming up next. big plans for this abandoned south bay field. >> how the biggest employer in san jose has been forced to make a change of ccccccccccccccci >> we want to share your personal stories on how the economic downturn has changed your life. you can record it on your cell phone or digital camera and then up load to it you report so that we can tell your story here on abc 7 news. >>> cisco systems wants to and the expansion plans in north san jose. that's according to the silicon valley business journal. cisco the city largest employer, wants out of an agreement to develop more than 1 million square feet. the company developed about a third of the site but never moved in. city council will vote on this request next week. develop easters of the fruit dale station apartment community in san jose say they are ready to ex pan. next step is to add 80 rental units to the tight san jose rental market. it is -- is israeli company creates messaging icon for smart phone lacking for an office in mountain view. they have 4 million users. more on the headlines in tomorrow print editi
is able to nap in her father's arms, and she can look forward to playing with her big brother. her heart may be artificial, but now her future is very real. the fda's expected to make a final decision on the berlin heart for kids in two months. right now it is available to babies through clinical trials. we do want to point out this berlin heart is not foolproof. it does come with some serious side effects including a high risk of stroke. still for babies like little audrey that you saw, this may be their only option. so at least now they have it. >> a lot of hope for them. thank you very much. >> you bet. >>> coming up next, a special delivery that no one was expecting. hear how one woman sailed through her pregnancy even without knowing she was pregnant. >>> california leading the way again. how the state paved the way for a new greener standard for cars. >>> and good afternoon, i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. the weekend just upon us. and the fog and the cooling breeze is returning to san francisco right now. tonight we'll drop into the 60s for the south bay. and we are talking
been not a big deal but a small deal, something that would raise the debt limit. whether it's short term or long term. he wants a longer term. the advantage he's gained in public opinion, we saw that from our poll earlier in the week. it's why, by the way, speaker boehner was right when he said in his press conference, this wasn't about personalities, it was about different visions of country. house republicans are not playing politics. it's crazy politics what they're doing and republican leaders think it may hurt the party but it's what they believe and that's why we're at this point. >> john, it's interesting, speaker boehner called his press conference a few minutes after president obama but notably after the markets had already closed. was this intentional? >> reporter: absolutely it was intentional. the speaker was trying to do what he could to minimize the fallout from the collapse of these talks. and that's why there's urgency in meetings today and also on sunday to try to come to some resolution before markets open on monday in the hope that they can avoid a negative reacti
for the big, bold taste of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. montrose, california. in here, anarchy meets order. working with at&t, doctors set up a broadband solution to handle data and a mobility app to stay connected with their business. so they can run the office... even when they're not in the office. call at&t and see what we can do for you. with unlimited voice plus broadband, starting at $70 dollars. it's a network of possibilities -- helping you do what you do... even better. >>> what a day across the bay area. i was take ago bike ride and i stopped and took a look at some of the grapes and they are nowhere near being ripe. i believe we could have a problem come crush time towards labor day. i thought i would do homework. take a look at the stats and where is the heat? livermore has been averaging 9 degrees below normal and here we are on the 26th day of july. back on july 20, tomorrow we do have some warmth in our forecast. average high in livermore is 90. fore
been taken away. [ male announcer ] brace yourself for the big, bold taste of a subway® bbq pulled pork sub. tender, succulent slow-cooked pork with sweet and smoky barbecue sauce, all on freshly baked bread. subway. eat fresh®. children's happy meals into healthier meals, by >>> mcdonald's is lightening up a bit. they are making children's happy meals into healthier meals by cutting back on the french fries and replacing some of them with apples. michelle miller on what's behind the move. >> mcdonald's is putting the happy meal on a diet. >> i don't like apples. >> parents might be, starting in september, apples and a smaller serving on french fries will be standard in every happy meal. right now, happy meals average 503-calories. the new meal cuts that 20% to about 400 calories. >> we have been looking at this and testing it in various formats over the last two years. we think now is absolutely the right time to do it. >> consumer groups long criticized the chain for using toys that come with meals as a way to hook children on what it calls unhealthy food. san francisco banned fa
that jumped in to help, it was natural and no big deal. he was doing his duties. here are pictures that passengers took on board the plane. passengers say two men were acting erratically like they were drunk or on drugs. they got disruptive. pilot took the plane back to the gate and asked them on leave. they punched the pilot in the face. a few passengers jumped in to defend him. >> there was a scuffle that took place. about three or four of us tackled the guy. there is two of them, tackled them. i guess the pilot ended up -- we did what we needed to do on to help out. >> they said they had to hold him down for about ten minutes. police took the men away. plane arrived here in san francisco at about 2:00 this morning. it was late obviously, but they made it. many people on board, shaking their head at what happened. amy hollyfield, "abc 7 news." >>> question, did you burglarize alex trebek's hotel room? the woman identified by trebek is denying the accusations in an exclusive jailhouse interview with abc's 7. john has more. >> reporter: she did not want her face on camera but she w
. so it's going to impact for sure and it's going to impact silicon valley and california in a big way because we have a lot of startups as now. >> reporter: it could be a big blow to investor confidence. >> if america's bond rating goes down, if america's credibility abroad goes down, that impacts how our businesses are perceived in very real ways and it can hurt them in their ability to run their businesses. >> reporter: mayor chuck reed says cities are bracing for the impact. bond rates could go up which could make financing infrastructure improvements like roads or sidewalks more expensive at a time when cities can least afford it. >> we are talking hundreds of millions of dollars of obligation and if the price goes up only 1% it could be millions of dollars additional cost to the city. >> reporter: how does that affect the citizens? >> with more money going into paying debt service that means there's less money for services and we have to cut from someplace else in our budget. >> reporter: san jose is one city with its own debt crisis looking at a deficit next year of $110 millio
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